Advocacy & Funding

  • Education and the Election
    By Tabitha Whissemore
    August 2, 2016

    Republicans and Democrats have released their party platforms, which include policies focused on education.

  • Effective strategies counter enrollment declines
    By Ellie Ashford
    May 9, 2018

    Over the last six years, enrollment at community colleges has been declining at a consistent rate. Two colleges are trying to buck the trend.

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    Election Results: Bond Measures
    By AACC 21st Century Center Staff
    November 9, 2017

    Voters made their opinions known about community college bond measures in Tuesday’s election.

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    Emergency funding helps seven Ill. colleges
    By AACC 21st Century Center Staff
    January 10, 2017

    As state budget uncertainty continues in Illinois, some colleges are getting a little financial help.


  • Engaging your alumni
    By AACC 21st Century Center Staff
    August 17, 2017

    Community college alumni often are an untapped resource.

  • Enrollment and age
    By AACC 21st Century Center Staff
    August 27, 2019

    A look at enrollment trends among different age groups.